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COVID-19 Rehabilitation & Recovery Educational Webinar Series

Upcoming event

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The next webinar in the COVID-19 Rehabilitation & Recovery webinar series will be on Monday, September 16 at 5 p.m. Eastern. 

Target audiences: Rehabilitation healthcare practitioners, researchers, and trainees

Submit a case for discussion at a future session

 

Registration coming soon

  


Past Webinars

June 3, 2024

The Long COVID Education and Awareness Hub

Featured guest Speaker:

Dr. Jaylyn Leighton
Postdoctoral Trainee, St. John’s Rehab Research Program
Sunnybrook Research Institute

Watch the webinar playback: The Long COVID Education and Awareness Hub


March 4, 2024

Persistent dysphagia after COVID-19: What are the predictors?

Featured guest speaker:

Dr. Catriona Steele PhD, S-LP(C), CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Senior Scientist and Director, Swallowing Rehabilitation Research Laboratory, KITE Research Institute - Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network
Professor, Speech-Language Pathology, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Swallowing and Food Oral Processing (Tier 1)

Watch the webinar playback: Persistent dysphagia after COVID-19: What are the predictors?


December 4, 2023

Mental Health Aspects of Long COVID 

Featured guest speaker:

Dr. Alan Wai
Staff Psychiatrist, Medical Psychiatry Division, UHN Centre for Mental Health
Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Watch the webinar playback: Mental Health Aspects of Long COVID


September 11, 2023

Brain Fog and Long COVID

Featured guest speaker:

Dr. Carmela Tartaglia
Krembil Clinician Investigator, Krembil Brain Institute at Toronto Western Hospital (UHN)
Associate Professor, Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Toronto

Watch the webinar playback: Brain Fog and Long COVID


June 5, 2023

Episodic Disability and Long COVID

Featured guest speakers:

Dr. Kelly O'Brien
Co-Director, Rehabilitation Science Research Network for COVID
Canada Research Chair in Episodic Disability and Rehabilitation

Nisa Malli 
Patient-Led Research Collaborative
Advisory Committee, Rehabilitation Science Research Network for COVID

Presentation slides (PDF)
List of references and resources (PDF)

Watch the webinar playback: Episodic Disability and Long COVID


March 6, 2023

Use of Biometrics in the Treatment of Individuals with Long COVID

Featured Guest Speaker:

Adam Brown PT
Owner, Cornerstone Physiotherapy; research staff, University Health Network

Watch the webinar playback: Use of Biometrics in the Treatment of Individuals with Long COVID


December 5, 2022

Everyday cognitive complaints of adults with long COVID: Survey results and clinical considerations

Featured Guest Speakers: 

Dr. Lyn Turkstra, Assistant Dean and Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University

Dr. Jackie Bosch, Assistant Dean and Professor of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University 

Watch the webinar playback: Everyday cognitive complaints of adults with long COVID: Survey results and clinical considerations


September 12, 2022

Chronic fatigue and post-exertional malaise in people living with long COVID: Current evidence and clinical recommendations

Featured Guest Speakers: 

Dr. Rosie TwomeyPostdoctoral Fellow, University of Calgary Faculty of Kinesiology

Jessica DeMars, Respiratory Physiotherapist and Owner-Operator of Breathe Well Physio

Watch the webinar playback: Chronic fatigue and post-exertional malaise in people living with long COVID: Current evidence and clinical recommendations


June 6th, 2022

Rehabilitation and Recovery after COVID-19: Case Discussions and Insights from the CANCOV Cohort

Launching the new five-part educational series, this webinar featured the Canadian COVID-19 Prospective Cohort Study (CANCOV), one of the first Canadian studies to provide a comprehensive evaluation of early to 1-year outcomes in 2000 patients with COVID-19 infection and their family caregivers. We were joined by distinguished guest speakers Dr. Angela Cheung and Dr. Margaret Herridge, Co-Lead Investigators of the CANCOV Study.

This session included a presentation by our invited speakers, then an interactive case discussion.

Watch the webinar playback: Rehabilitation and Recovery after COVID-19: Case Discussions and Insights from the CANCOV Cohort